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Chasmina candida (Walker, 1865)

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Differs from other Chasmina spp. in having no markings on the FW, which are pure shining white and has the palpi and antennae ochreous.

Chasmina species Walker, 1856 known from India
Chasmina candida (Walker, 1865). India.
Chasmina fasciculosa (Walker, 1858). S. India; Sri Lanka. 
Chasmina gracilipalpis Warren, 1912.India: Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Chasmina judicata (Walker, 1858). S. &. W. India. 
Chasmina tibialis (Fabricius, 1775). India. 
  1. OD: Arbasera candidWalker, 1865; List Spec. Lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus. 32: 638; TL: Cambodia. Text at
  2. Gurule, S & S. M. Nikam. 2013. The moths (Lepidoptera: Heterocera) of northern Maharashtra: a preliminary checklist. Journal of Threatened Taxa 5(12): 4693–4713;
  3. Hampson, G. 1894. The Fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Moths, Vol. 2. Arctiidae, Agrostidae, Noctuidae 609 p - 325 figs, pg. 289, # 1957 ( Syn: Leocyma sericea) 
  4. Holloway, J. D. 1989. The Moths of Borneo. Part 12. Noctuidae: Heliothinae, Hadeninae, Acronictinae, Amphipyrinae, Agaristinae. [accessed 14 September 2015]

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Anonymous. 2022. Chasmina candida (Walker, 1865). In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Moths of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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